Sep 24, 2010 5:30pm PDT
news, glenn ellen, illinois. >>> that's our broadcast for this friday night and for this week. thank you for being here with us. i'm brian williams. my colleague, lester holt, will be here this weekend. and we want to show you what's going on outside this building because we want to remind you starting sunday, our special series "education nation" an indepth conversation about improving education in america, begins across the networks of nbc and continues on monday when we hope to see you right back here. that means they have just a few hours left to finish all that construction out on the plaza. in the meantime, have a good weekend. good night. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> right now at 6:00, a developing story as the judge clears the way for executions to resume in california. >> inside the blast zone. we get an indepth look at the clean up in san bruno as reports surface as a possible cause to the explosion. >> good evening. >> we begin in san bruno where people gathered for a
Sep 13, 2010 5:00am PDT
. we will be touching in with rob with the forecast. he ellen, what are you doing? just brewing up some dunkin' donuts coffee -- want some? [ whoosh! ] i'd love some. one taste, and you'll understand. delicious dunkin' donuts coffee. pick some up where you buy groceries. america runs on dunkin'.
Sep 20, 2010 6:00am PDT
host ellen degeneres felt the wrath after she created a silly iphone ad making fun of her fast fingers. she was forced to make an apology, the kind you would have to make after a giant scandal. >> i got in trouble recently because of a -- today i got in trouble. i did a fake commercial for the iphone and i showed it yesterday, but this is what i did. >> with the iphone, i can do all kinds of things. i can text. hold on. wait, hold on. that's not -- you can do so much with this stuff though. so good. okay. here we go. >> there is her apologies from way back when. it's funny that she is able to apologize by showing the ad all over again. bottom line, brent and laura, thou shall not make fun of apple. >> my fingers work the same way on my phone. the intense drama, the town is the talk of the weekend box office. >> are we taking hostages now? >> no. >> the movie about a group of bank robbers opened with $23.8 million to claim the top spot. ben affleck not only starred, but directed the town that features. easy a came in second place with $18.2 million and the thriller devil landed in third
Sep 13, 2010 7:00am PDT
that, because we're used to that, but how uncomfortable ellen degeneres was being the first presenter after what had happened at the beginning of the show. am i wrong? >> she's a vegan. she's a vegan. she knew what was coming up with gaga. i think that made her uncomfortable too. >> she had already called her to task for that and presented her with a vegan bikini and said if you want to make a statement -- >> that would have been interesting if she war a vegetable bikini. >> kanye and taylor, there was a lot about them outdoing themselves and it was so spontaneous the first time around. >> it happened last night and it surprised us all. it was organic to the night. when you try to plan and how to get back, it is not good. >> it got overhyped. didn't you feel it was like a -- it went on and on and on. her song went on and on and on. >> it was perfect typecasting too. he was dressed all in red, looked like the devil, the language was -- >> can't find a clip. >> we had to bleep him out throughout the whole song. >> it was an amazing number, though. >> her song was so sad and i felt like